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What constitutes an "institution," for purposes of the WorldCat registry?

Applies to:

WorldCat Registry

Answer:

The WorldCat registry includes entries for libraries, archives, museums and other forms of institutions. Institutions consist of physical facilities with physical and/or electronic collections and/or services that cross multiple departments or branches, administered by one or more professionals. However, no restrictions prevent a smaller physical entity such as a church library, or a "virtual" entity such as a digital library, from representing itself in the registry. 

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